|January 24, 2013
Arlee Warriors go head-to-head with the Superior Bobcats
By Alyssa Nenemay
Head coach J.R. Camel talks the Warriors through the final minutes of the fourth quarter. (Alyssa Nenemay photo)
ARLEE — The Arlee Warriors took on the Superior Bob Cats at home Friday. This was an especially important game because the teams rank top two in the Class C District 14 conference.
The stands were full of supporters who wore Arlee’s official school color red. The Warriors started the third quarter with a comfortable lead 25-17 but the Bobcat’s rebound and score routine proved strong in the final minutes of the fourth quarter: Bobcats 41 and Warriors 40.
Leading in the night’s assists, steals, and turnovers, Zack Camel takes it to the hoop. (Alyssa Nenemay photo)
Cool heads and strong plays prevailed; the Warriors defeated the Bobcats 47-43 and took their place as number one in conference.
Top Scorer for the Warriors was Josh Reed with 15-points, he also had six defensive rebounds. Zach Camel had nine assists, six steals, and three turnovers.
The Warrior’s weekend streak didn’t stop there. On Saturday the boys took on Hot Springs and won 79-67. The Warriors record is now 12-2 and they are number five in Montana’s Division C ranking.
The crowds were roaring with excitement for the night’s win, some wore red in support of the team. The Warriors gathered in celebration. (Alyssa Nenemay photo)
The Warriors will come out to play again this Friday in Arlee against top 10 Class B-contender Loyola Sacred Heart. Games will begin at 4 p.m. with the C-teams, JV will play at 5:30 p.m. and Varsity will take the court at 7 p.m.